Famous People Born In 1871

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Discover the most famous people born in 1871. The list includes people like Ernest Rutherford, Marcel Proust, Rosa Luxemburg, Cordell Hull, James Weldon Johnson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, psychologists and journalists born in 1871. This list includes people from France, United States, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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Orville Wright
(Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane)
Orville Wright
34
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: January 30, 1948
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Ernest Rutherford
(New Zealand Physicist Who is Known as the Father of Nuclear Physics)
Ernest Rutherford
26
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brightwater, New Zealand
Died: October 19, 1937
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Marcel Proust
(Novelist)
Marcel Proust
2
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neuilly-Auteuil-Passy, France
Died: November 18, 1922
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Rosa Luxemburg
(Revolutionary Socialist, Marxist Philosopher & Anti-War Activist)
Rosa Luxemburg
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zamosc, Poland
Died: January 15, 1919
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James Weldon Johnson
4
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: June 26, 1938
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Aleksandr Scriabin
(One of the Most Controversial Composer-Pianists of the Early 20th Century)
Aleksandr Scriabin
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: April 14, 1915
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Theodore Dreiser
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: December 28, 1945
 8 
Stephen Crane
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player, Novelist, Screenwriter)
Stephen Crane
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Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newark
Died: June 5, 1900
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Pop Warner
(American Football coach)
Pop Warner
0
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 7, 1954
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Cordell Hull
(47th United States Secretary of State)
Cordell Hull
3
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Olympus, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 23, 1955
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Pietro Badoglio
(Former Minister of Italian Africa)
Pietro Badoglio
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grazzano Badoglio, Italy
Died: November 1, 1956
 12 
Friedrich Ebert
(1st President of Germany (1919 - 1925))
Friedrich Ebert
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: February 28, 1925
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Paul Valery
(French Poet, Essayist and Philosopher)
Paul Valery
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sète, France
Died: July 20, 1945
 14 
W. H. Davies
(British poet)
W. H. Davies
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newport, Wales
Died: September 26, 1940
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Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
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Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 10, 1899
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Hubert Cecil Booth
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Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris
Died: January 14, 1955
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Emily Carr
(Painter, Autobiographer)
Emily Carr
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria
Died: March 2, 1945
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Karl Liebknecht
(German Socialist and One of the Founders of the 'Communist Party of Germany')
Karl Liebknecht
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 15, 1919
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Guillermo Kahlo
(Former Photographer who photographically documented important architectural works, churches, streets, landmarks, as well as industries and companies in Mexico)
Guillermo Kahlo
0
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pforzheim, Germany
Died: April 14, 1948
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Jack Butler Yeats
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 28, 1957
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Nicolae Iorga
(34th Prime Minister of Romania (1931 - 1932))
Nicolae Iorga
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: November 27, 1940
 22 
John Millington Synge
(Irish Playwright, Poet and a Key Figure in the Irish Literary Revival)
John Millington Synge
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 24, 1909
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František Kupka
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Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Opočno, Czech Republic
Died: June 24, 1957
 24 
Lesya Ukrainka
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Novohrad-Volyns'kyi, Ukraine
Died: August 1, 1913
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Grazia Deledda
(Italian Author and Winner of 1926 Nobel Prize for Literature)
Grazia Deledda
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nuoro, Italy
Died: August 15, 1936
 26 
Arthur Griffith
(Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom (1918-1922))
Arthur Griffith
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Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 12, 1922
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James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: November 24, 1940
 28 
Charles Freer Andrews
(Anglican Priest, Christian Missionary, Educator and Social Reformer)
Charles Freer Andrews
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: April 5, 1940
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Guangxu Emperor
(Tenth Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1875 - 1908))
Guangxu Emperor
5
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prince Chun Mansion, Beijing, China
Died: November 14, 1908
 30 
Lyonel Feininger
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 13, 1956
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Margaret Floy Washburn
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Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 29, 1939
 32 
Seebohm Rowntree
(British Sociologist and Philanthropist Known for His Studies of Poverty and Welfare)
Seebohm Rowntree
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Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: York, England
Died: October 7, 1954
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Émile Borel
(Former mathematician, he was known for his founding work in the areas of measure theory and probability)
Émile Borel
0
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Affrique, France
Died: February 3, 1956
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Martha Rendell
(Criminal)
Martha Rendell
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Australia
Died: October 6, 1909
 35 
William McDougall
(psychologist, university teacher)
William McDougall
0
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chadderton
Died: November 28, 1938
Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
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Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lich, Germany
Died: November 16, 1937
 37 
Doppo Kunikida
(Japanese Author of Novels and Romantic Poetry During the Meiji Period)
Doppo Kunikida
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chōshi, Chiba, Japan
Died: June 23, 1908
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John Langalibalele Dube
(South African Essayist, Novelist, Poet and Founding President of the South African Native National Congress)
John Langalibalele Dube
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Died: February 11, 1946
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Gjergj Fishta
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fishtë, Albania
Died: December 30, 1940
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Stjepan Radić
(Croatian Politician and Croatian People's Peasant Party Founder Who Was Assassinated in the Parliament)
Stjepan Radić
1
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Desno Trebarjevo, Croatia
Died: August 8, 1928
 41 
Sergei Bulgakov
(Russian Orthodox Theologian, Priest, Philosopher, and Economist)
Sergei Bulgakov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Livny, Russia
Died: July 12, 1944
 42 
Kōtoku Shūsui
(Japanese Socialist and Anarchist Who Played a Leading Role in Introducing Anarchism to Japan)
Kōtoku Shūsui
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nakamura, Japan
Died: January 24, 1911
 43 
John Chilembwe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chiradzulu, Malawi
Died: February 3, 1915
 44 
Wilhelm Stenhammar
(Composer, Conductor)
Wilhelm Stenhammar
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 20, 1927
 45 
Olga Preobrajenska
0
Listed In: Ballet Dancers
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 27, 1962
 46 
Giacomo Balla
(Painter)
Giacomo Balla
0
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: March 1, 1958
 47 
Florine Stettheimer
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Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1944
 48 
Samuel Hopkins Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dunkirk, New York, United States
Died: November 15, 1958
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Heinrich Mann
(Novelist)
Heinrich Mann
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 27th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: March 11, 1950
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Jovan Dučić
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: April 7, 1943